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NEWS Mar 02, 2024 As Pressure Mounts, Boeing May be Forced to Purchase its Fuselage Supplier Spirit AeroSystems In the spotlight to improve its safety, Boeing is in discussions to acquire Spirit AeroSystems Inc., to reclaim control of its challenged former aerostructures unit and the main supplier that makes the bodies of the troubled 737 MAX planes. Read More →
NEWS Mar 02, 2024 4,000 Endangered Turtles Seized at Lima Airport In late 2023, thousands of rare and exotic turtles were seized by the Peruvian government at the Lima Airport. This capture highlights a worrying trend of international animal trafficking, in which airport customs officers are required to be alert. Read More →
NEWS Mar 01, 2024 Woman Dies After Getting Ill on American Airlines Flight From Punta Cana A 41-year-old female passenger suddenly fell ill on an American Airlines flight from Punta Cana (PUJ) to Charlotte (CLT). The aircraft made an emergency landing in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos (PLS) on February 28. Read More →
NEWS Mar 01, 2024 QantasLink Launches Inaugural Airbus A220 Service From Melbourne to Canberra A new era has begun for QantasLink, the regional arm of Australian flag carrier Qantas. The airline has officially deployed its brand-new Airbus A220 into service, replacing the venerable Boeing 717. Read More →
NEWS Mar 01, 2024 Ampaire Completes First 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel Test for Hybrid-Electric Aircraft Ampaire has achieved its first ground test utilizing pure 100% ASTM D7566 Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) produced from electricity and carbon dioxide with their partner Dimensional Energy. Read More →
NEWS Mar 01, 2024 Asiana Airlines to Retire Its Last Boeing 747-400 Aircraft After 25 Years The COVID-19 pandemic has seen several aircraft being retired earlier than expected. It was expected that Asiana Airlines would retire their Boeing 747-400s permanently. One sole aircraft, HL7428, made it through the pandemic and is still flying for Asiana. However, with HL7428 nearing 25 years of operation, Asiana has announced that the aircraft will retire on March 25. Read More →
NEWS Mar 01, 2024 Ryanair Challenges Evidence from ex-FBI Official in Antitrust Lawsuit Against Booking.com Ryanair has become a household name for offering extremely low fares and bare-bones service. Its business and operational strategy allow it to be one of the most profitable airlines in the world. Since 2020, the ultra-low-cost airline and internet travel giant Booking.com ran into a legal quarrel. Read More →
NEWS Feb 29, 2024 CycloTech Raises €20 Million in Funding for its Innovative Aviation Propulsion System Austrian aviation technology company CycloTech recently secured €20 million ($21.6 million) in financing to develop its flight propulsion technology. The investment was announced on February 28, only a few weeks after the company announced plans to raise funding. Read More →
NEWS Feb 29, 2024 U.S. Justice Department Launches Investigation into Boeing's Door Plug Incident In January, just days before the expiration of a crucial deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Department of Justice (DOJ), a mid-air incident involving an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 reignited concerns about the company's safety practices and compliance with the agreement. Read More →
NEWS Feb 29, 2024 Former Walgreens CEO Rosalind Brewer Joins United Airlines Board On February 28, United Airlines announced that Rosalind Brewer would join its Board of Directors. Brewer is the former chief executive of retail pharmacy and healthcare company Walgreens. Fortune and Forbes have recognized her as one of the Most Powerful Women in Business. Read More →